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Home Remodeling Improvement - Glass Garage Doors - Great Design Ideas
Living in Wisconsin is distinctly different from Illinois. One of the "culture" items is the value of the garage. For some reason, Wisconsinites loves their garages. I can understand this delight in a warmer climate, but it is not warm most of the year in this state. I too love garages and fell in love, at first sight, when I saw a glass garage door for a garage.
I have seen vintage garage doors that I love but never a modern glass door. Well, I was pleasantly surprized - look at the grand design options for glass garage doors!
I simply wanted to share with the many different photos I found out on the Internet for designs incorporating glass doors.
With the garage being a large room, once the clutter and the cars are removed, a glass garage door makes the room multifunctional - great for large family gatherings - cookouts, tailgating and super bowl parties and more.
The modern glass doors surprised me the most.
And then....I found condos with glass garage doors - both in the living room and also even a sample photo with a glass garage door in the bedroom - this takes the lanai into a whole new spectrum.
I hope you enjoy the many varieties that I found. Please share with us IF you have a glass garage door or your other thoughts/suggestions on this unique home improvement.
Glass Garage Doors Not Just for Commercial Buildings
In the past, garage doors made of glass were often seen and still are seen even today in commercial buildings. Perhaps the most common use is the restoration shop for classic automobiles. Yet, glass garage doors can play a significant role in your home's exterior and will serve a visual function inside - lighting in the natural light and serve a soulful purpose on the inside by allowing the exterior to flow inside.
Windows and air circulation are one of the most appreciated upgrades to a home. Yet, somehow the glass garage door is never shouted as an option - until now! Take charge of your building, your home, add in a functional but fun glass garage door.
As the photos will show, the glass garage door is not dedicated to the commercial space any more! The small condo space is my favorite use - it takes that small footprint and empowers it with space by allowing access to the heavenly blue sky.
Glass Garage DoorsClick thumbnail to view full-size
Options - Glass Options CanopyClick thumbnail to view full-size
Glass Options for The Glass Garage Door
Today's marketplace is amazing - look there are even optional colors and tints for your glass garage door.
Glass Garage Doors in a Condo Living Room and Also Shown in A Bedroom
And as promised, please find below the photos of the glass garage doors for the living room in a condo and for a bedroom in a condo.
Outdoor living has arrived!
Folding Glass Garage Door - Not Just for the Garage Anymore!
Glass Garage Doors
As you saw, glass garage doors can be both functional and glamorous but they are not for everyone and not for every room. It goes without saying that the climate will determine the usefulness of the specific room you choose. Cold Midwestern winters dictate that a glass garage door for your living room may not be cost efficient.
What do I love about glass garage doors? Let me count the ways...
First and foremost the sunshine!
Second, the room brings the outside in and you become one with nature.
Third, a glass garage door serves to beautifully showcase the room's contents. Yes, the glass garage door does really well for displaying a fantastic classic car!
Fourth, oh, heck, who needs a fourth - the first three are sufficient not to mention, number one is sufficient in and of itself!
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living room, ...
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